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“Superb location, good hotel” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel La Bourdonnais
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   111, avenue de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris, France (Eiffel Tower / Invalides / Palais-Bourbon)   |  
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Ranked #351 of 1,793 Hotels in Paris
Calgary, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Superb location, good hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Stayed here for 5 days. Staff was helpful, nice, and always available. Location couldnt be better. Room was a good size, with AC, and a decent sized bathroom. Wifi was absolutely terrible. Had to sit in the stairwell to have my phone work. Terrible Wifi seems to be a French thing more than a just this hotel mind you as we had this issue all over France. There was another traveller complaining in the lobby about the same thing at one point so it isnt just us. They do have two computers that are great and we used quite a bit with a printer so we could print our boarding passes. That was a great thing to have. Only thing holding the hotel back from a 5 star review is that the price is very good for the location and the staff is great. For 200 euro a night and then another 30 euro a day for breakfast it just cant add a great 'value' to the review as it is still a bit dated inside but you cant expect the world or for the hotel to lose money so you cant fault them. I would definitely recommend and will probably stay at this exact hotel again.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ParisSandro, assistant Manager at Hotel La Bourdonnais, responded to this review, July 29, 2013
Dear Family Cosworth, Thank you very much for having taken the time to leave your comments on TripAdvisor! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you again in Paris and Hotel la Bourdonnais! Sincerely, Sandra
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

We had a very pleasant stay at this Hotel. Staff were very friendly and helpful. The Hotel is a bit "tired" but nonetheless very clean and most things in working order. The WIFI services were terrible and very unreliable and only really accessible in the reception area. Despite this little inconvenience, it made our stay in Paris very pleasurable. It is in a great location (walking distance from the Eiffel Tower, Napoleon's Tomb) and the rates are exemplary for Paris. I would recommend it.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Howard, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013 via mobile

Excellent location, relatively big trippel room with very nice bathroom, clean and quiet, good breakfast (10 euro per person for families of 3+) and friendy staff. 5 min walk to the Eiffel tower, close to metro station, market with wine, water and food right next door, many restaurants including the excellent 7eme vin right around the corner. Will definitively stay here again if we come back to Paris, highly recommended!

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ParisSandro, Assistant Manager at Hotel La Bourdonnais, responded to this review, July 29, 2013
Dear Guest, Thank you very much for leaving your wonderful comments on TripAdvisor and for your recommendations! We all are looking forward to welcome you back to the Hotel soon! Sincerely, Sandra
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Somerset, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

The hotel is old - no doubt about that but was very clean, the staff was friendly and helpful, and the location was excellent. The hotel served breakfast which was very convenient especially when travelling with children, they had a good selection of fruits, cheese, pastries and cereal for breakfast. More than anything else, is the location, the hotel is conveniently located near subway station, Rue Cler market place and a host of restaurants.

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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ParisSandro, Assistant Manager at Hotel La Bourdonnais, responded to this review, July 18, 2013
Dear Vashtie,It is a pleasure to read that your experience was good, the hotel location and some facilities to be excellent. The whole team hopes to have the pleasure to welcome you back to the hotel la Bourdonnais. Sincerely, Sandra.
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pretoria
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Although I can't really fault anything here, the hotel is old and in need of renovation. Everything about it is average except the service at reception. The reception desk personnel are extremely helpful, friendly and courteous. The superb location (walking distance from the Eiffel) makes it worthwhile staying at.

Room Tip: don't stay longer than 2 or 3 nights
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ParisSandro, Assistant Manager at Hotel La Bourdonnais, responded to this review, July 18, 2013
Dear Lawry
We take note of all your remarks and we hope to welcome you soon in Paris. Yours sincerely, Sandra
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

This is a great motel if you want something different from the chains. Location was fantastic- metro around the corner, 10/15 min walk to the Eiffel Tower and great restaurant nearby, plus a supermarket! Staff were friendly and helpful, happy to store luggage and the breakfast is really nice - all you need!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Pocatello, Idaho
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Hotel has the air conditioning and private baths that are hard to find in mid-priced, well-located French hotels. We didn't want to stay in a big American chain hotel; this has a Parisian feel with American amenities. The rooms have AC, their own bathrooms, and the staff speak English very well. Very close to the Eiffel Tower and metro. Skip the hotel breakfast and take a quick, easy walk in the morning for pastry and coffee in the Rue Cler market street. We'll be back!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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ParisSandro, Assistant manager at Hotel La Bourdonnais, responded to this review, July 18, 2013
Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor
We are trying to keep this charming old fashion Paris style so many guests are still looking for,
and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed this atmospher!
Sincerely, Sandra.
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Address: 111, avenue de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris, France
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Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Eiffel Tower / Invalides / Palais-Bourbon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#180 Luxury Hotel in Paris
#245 Family Hotel in Paris
#250 Business Hotel in Paris
#305 Romantic Hotel in Paris
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel La Bourdonnais 4*
Number of rooms: 53
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